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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1998 Week 4 Hansard (24 June) . . Page.. 1011 ..

MS TUCKER (continuing):

I will move the amendments in my name, which have been a cooperative effort with the government agency. Mrs Carnell, I guess, got her ideas from there, too. I do not know where she got them from, but that is fine; I am happy to work with them and have them in there. I believe it is very important that we have done this work. I have been pleased to do it for the committee. As I said, this is for 12 months. This is just saying, "We will stop now because we need to have a look at these issues around gambling". It is something that can be worked with.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Bill agreed to in principle.

Detail Stage

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole

MS TUCKER (1.07 am): I seek leave to move my amendments together.

Leave granted.

MS TUCKER: I move:

Page 2, line 8, clause 4, proposed section 23B, omit the proposed section, substitute the following section:

"23B. Restriction on gaming machines

`(1) This section applies to -

(a) an application for the grant of a licence; or

(b) a request to vary a licence for the purpose of increasing the number of licensed gaming machines;

made -

(c) on or before 24 June 1998 but not determined by the Commissioner before that date; or

(d) after that date.

`(2) The Commissioner shall not -

(a) grant a licence on an application; or

(b) vary a licence on a request;

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